Fashion Artisan Week 2018 | Workshops with Philippe Atienza & Pauline Brosset
We were glad to welcomed 2 luxury french artisan last December for our yearly Fashion Artisan Week ! Check out our photos during these workshops !
WORKSHOP WITH PAULINE BROSSET “There are hats for everyone. I am exasperated by people who say wearing a hat doesn’t suit them. There are no bad heads. Only bad hats.”
Pauline Brosset is one of the last hatter artisans. Graduated from the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, she opened a workshop in Paris where she designs classic hats and creates her own models. Discover the raw materials and the different techniques and tools necessary to the confection of handicraft headgears. On the first workshop, she particularly demonstrate the fedora-working, while the second workshop deal with straw-working.
WORKSHOP WITH PHILIPPE ATIENZA“Shoes protect the delicate structure of the foot, they express and represent the taste of the one wearing them.”
Philippe Atienza is a bootmaker. From the general shape to the sole, including the heel and the working of primary materials, he designs hand- and custom-made shoes in his workshop in Paris. For the first workshop : Philippe give you advices on how to clean, treat and preserve the material they are made of. During the second workshop, he demonstrate the difficult know-how of the sole-stitching thread fabrication, use and work.
Please note that la médiathèque and la galerie will be closed from Monday 26 August until Saturday 31 August for the mid-semester break. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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